October 2017 Professional Development Workshop

October 2017 Professional Development Workshop


HR Basics: Tips, Traps, and Trends for HR Supervisors

Speaker: Virginia Hegwood, Virginia Hegwood, LLC

  • 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Professional Development Workshop

Credits: This program has been submitted for recertification credits by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


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Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Virginia Hegwood, Virginia Hegwood, LLC

Topic: HR Basics: Tips, Traps, and Trends for HR Supervisors

Session Description:
An interactive learning session designed for new HR supervisors or professionals early in their career. On a day to day basis, HR professionals are often the first line of defense for a company when it comes to risk avoidance. This workshop will focus on understanding HR’s impact on the organization in the areas of legal compliance, hiring, performance management, and positive employee relations. Through an overview of critical federal laws including FLSA, EEO, FMLA, and ADA, participants will learn how to recognize when action needs to be taken. Participants will understand how to avoid common HR mistakes through a review of effective hiring practices, performance documentation, and positive employee relations. To encourage ongoing development, a brief review of resources available to HR professionals will be provided.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand how they impact hiring, performance management, employee relations, training and development, and the overall success of an HR function.
2. Understand their basic responsibilities for and how to apply key federal laws (FLSA, EEO, FMLA, ADA).
3. Understand and know how to avoid common HR mistakes.
4. Know how to access resources for additional personal development.

Speaker Bios:
Virginia Hegwood earned a BA in HR Management from Antioch University McGregor. She has held senior leadership positions with large corporations including Gordon Food Service, the Dannon Company and Nestle’. Most recently, Virginia led the Talent and Organizational Development department at C&S Wholesale Grocers, a $41 billion company with facilities across the country. During her career, she has earned certifications in a number of leadership development assessments and coaching models as well as maintaining a Senior Professional in Human Resources designation for over 12 years. She has been a session presenter at the International Food Distributors Association’s national conference and numerous local and state conferences, workshops, and events.

In April, 2016, Virginia became an independent Organizational Development and HR consultant providing executive coaching, organizational development and design services, training workshops, and HR services to local organizations.

Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center, Room 127
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.
Session handouts will be distributed to the email address used when registering within 24-48 hours after the session.

• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $20.00 for your workshop ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Jennifer Walling jennifer.walling@chase.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.


MVHRA Member: $49.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.
Non-Member Guest: $69.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.
MVHRA Student Member: No charge
  • This price is for 1 attendee.
Non-Member Student Guest: $25.00
  • This price is for 1 attendee.

All meetings are held at The David H. Ponitz-Sinclair Center which is conveniently located in downtown Dayton.  Sinclair Center can be reached quickly and easily from nearby hotels and highways.

Directions to Sinclair Conference Center: Click for Map and Directions - The David H. Ponitz - Sinclair Conference Center

•Take the Third Street exit 53A off of I-75 (northbound or southbound)
•Turn right on Perry Street
•Turn right on Fourth Street, then right again into the underground parking garage beneath Sinclair Center
•Parking for the Sinclair Conference Center is at no charge (be sure to pick up your parking pass)

When and Where

Chapter Workshop
444 West Third Street
Date and Time
  • October 10, 2017
  • 7:45 AM to 11:15 AM